Dietary Supplements

The science-based certification designed to help you build personalised dietary supplements programs for your clients and to mitigate the risk of harmful intakes.

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The global supplements industry reached $152 billion in 2021 in annual earnings
Surge of mental health support (stress, mood, relaxation) is a top driver of dietary supplements sales
The global vitamin supplements market is expected to grow 7.6% from 2022 to 2031
At least 77% of those in the US take at least one supplement
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Do supplements work? Are they safe?

What about bad combinations?

But can’t foods provide the same nutrients?

Which ones should my client be taking?

Learn to answer these questions AND build an advanced supplementation and nutritional programme:
  • Cutting-edge questionnaires with personalised recommendations and dosage planners

  • Evaluate symptoms and nutrient deficiency risks

  • Adjust doses for exercisers, children, teenagers, pregnant women and clients over 50

  • Advise on best supplements, and how/when to take them for optimal absorption

  • Analyse antioxidant capacity and provide nutritional recommendations

  • Start seeing clients as soon as you receive your diploma and get insured to practise

This certification is designed to help mitigate the risk of wrong supplemental advice – a serious concern in the supplements market.

9 super-sized modules. 60 CPD hours.

  • The basics of dietary supplements
  • Building a supplement programme for your client
  • Advanced dietary supplements
  • The best, worst and how they interact
  • Toxicity and safety of vitamins and minerals
  • Supplements and healing
  • Phytochemicals, enzymes, probiotics and fibre
  • A-Z Fact Sheets & Advanced Supplement Research for Clients
  • Professional, legal, insurance and tax considerations

When you join, you'll also get:

  • Unlimited online access to your course lessons
  • PDF files for all key materials – you can open, save or print these at your convenience
  • Ready-to-use templates for your clients: nutrient calculators, meal planners, food diaries, health questionnaires and legal forms
  • Interactive, automatically graded online quizzes which you need to complete before moving onto your next module
  • A fully automatically graded final exam (Score > 80% and you have passed…. No retake fees!)
  • Interactive questionnaires and polls – add your voice and see what your fellow students say
  • Glossary, conversions guide and additional resources with examples, science or reference research
  • Instant PDF certificate upon completion signed and dated by your certification director
  • Achievement badge to display on your website, business card and marketing materials
  • 24/7 access to the Learner Services portal
  • Free graduation BONUS materials
  • And none of it expires!

Business in a box.

Planning tools to equip your practice

We equip you with the tools and knowledge to create a custom built programme for your client, from evaluation forms to session handouts. Like having a business in a box!

A complete blueprint for you.

Templates for immediate use with your clients

Includes printable client materials: Nutrient calculators, food diaries, meal planners, client worksheets, session handouts, health checks, legal forms and readily usable templates to start your own practice!

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Perform symptom assessments and nutrient evaluations
  • Provide test results with personalised recommendations
  • Calculate exact dosing for each nutrient (varies from person to person)
  • Interpret supplement labels, including chemical names and ingredients used as fillers, binders, lubricants and coatings
  • Identify the best supplements to recommend, and exactly how and when to take them
  • Educate your client about interactions with drugs, bad combinations, toxicity levels and potential side effects for each supplement
  • Perform 4 simple tests to assess the quality of a supplement’s manufacture
  • Qualify, evaluate and put forward innovative supplements with total confidence
  • Discover the uses and effectiveness of over 100 nutrients – vitamins, minerals, oils, antioxidants, phytochemicals, enzymes, probiotics and fibre
  • Monitor and re-assess a person’s supplementary programme

Grab your FREE Graduation Bonuses!

Only for students who complete the Dietary Supplements Advisor course. A special bonus pack with three bonuses:
  • A-Z Immune Boosting Herbs and Supplements (worth £59)
  • Best Supplements and Creams for 10 Common Skin Problems (worth £39)
  • Supplements for Over 40 Health Conditions – obesity, allergies, indigestion, IBS, chronic fatigue, insomnia, PMS, headaches, sinus, constipation, cold sores, and hair loss (worth £79)


Brilliant, being able to learn and qualify online at your own pace is fantastic, I would highly recommend this course! I feel that it has really helped develop my career aspirations, and can’t wait to make use of it in the future, a big thank you!
- Kirby Markham
It will help me 100% with my business. All of the materials look useful and practical. I learnt a great amount and I loved the interactive features. An excellent course. I have found the course to be incredibly informative and covers more areas than I had expected.
- Elizabeth Lawrence
I learnt a lot from this course and it will help me massively in my future career as a health nutritionist, the online experience was really good and I'm already looking to do another course soon hopefully.
- Tony Neale
Enjoyed adding to my knowledge base. As a fitness professional I'm grateful to find this course and for a great price i might add, thank you very much.
- Lee Carroll

Why join?

To increase my understanding of nutrients, understand the benefits of food supplementation and how they assist the body in maintaining optimal health, lead by example by utilising food supplements to improve and maintain my own health and well-being and feel confident in providing guidance to others.
- Hypnotherapist
As I take quite a few supplements and spend a considerate amount on them I would like to learn in depth about supplements that would be beneficial for me as a person. I am also thinking of even changing career and working in a health shop.
- Restaurant Manager
I have studied nutritional therapy through premier global training and gained 2 diplomas in advanced nutritional therapy a few years ago. I used to be very regimented about my eating habits- I want to get back to this + I want to update my nutritional knowledge as I am very rusty.
- Pharmacy Manager
To optimize my own health and be able to give clients better informed advice regarding the use of supplements within a natural health regime.
- Natural health practitioner
I want to know more about supplements, which are the most beneficial in which circumstances and how I can add the ones I need to my diet.
- Holistic Therapist
I am currently a qualified LEVEL 2 gym instructor and wished to broaden my skill set into the nutrition field
- Gym Instructor
To compliment my role as a Homeopath
- Homeopath
To gain knowledge that I can share with others.
- Life coach
To improve my dietary style and help my patients.
- Medical Doctor
To get a better understanding of how I can live a healthy lifestyle utilising the best possible supplements. Moving forward I would like to incorporate this knowledge within a life coaching business I'm currently thinking about
- Company Director
I already advise people which supplements to take after working for 37 years for the NHS and would like to set a business up doing this with a recognised certification and training path
- Retired

Join today. Get instant access.

Study this stand-alone certification at your pace with lifetime updates.


Was: $1699

Now: $849

Please note that this fee is in US dollars and tax-free

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